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"never say die: the myth and marketing of the new old age." we are glad you have joined us. our conversation with susan jacoby, coming up. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference -- >> thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversation at a time. >> nationwide is on your side >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- tavis: susan jacoby is a best- selling author. her latest is "never say die: the myth and marketing of the new old age." susan jacoby, a bit too heavy on this program. >> wonderful to be here. tavis: led to heavy. tell me about the marketing of this new old age. i see these commercials all the ti on
assess what the u.s. and the world are doing now, and what comes next. >> ifill: plus, we examine what the unrest in the middle east is doing to gas prices here at home. >> woodruff: then, we have the first of two reports from guatemala. tonight, ray suarez looks at programs aimed at combating a long history of domestic violence. >> suarez: as part of a nationwide effort to improve women's health these workshops are pushing back against a rape culture trying to lower the epidemic levels of violence against women and girls. >> ifill: and jeffrey brown talks to scott shane of the new york times about the obama administration's decision to resume military trials at the guantanamo bay prison. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> breathe in. breathe out. as volatile as markets have been lately, having the security of a strong financial partner certainly lets you breathe easier. for more than 140 years, pacific life has helped millions of americans build a secure financial future. wouldn't it be nice to take a deep breath and rel
to participate to use broadband in their daily lives. things like -- things like how to find a job online, how to access city services online, how to communicate with family members. those types of things will be handled primarily by our community partners, but in the department of technology, we need administrative personnel to help us manage that and make sure they are doing what they are supposed to be doing under the grant. supervisor mirkarimi: that sounds great, but to me, it is just a question of growing government more so and not really understanding what the total objective is. when we benefit from these federal grants, i am not seeing what the goals are, at least not in what is provided before us. i also want to take this gratuitous moment to remind the department of technology, that if part of the premise -- for me, and us -- is to build inclusion of san franciscans into having access to technology, being able to elevate their level of information, and transmitting and receiving, i do not understand, ofor $60,000, of doing streaming audio of the commissions and task force is not cov
used and we have someone take it from here to recycle. >> so far, we have 35 people. we have collected 78 gallons, if not more. these are other locations that you can go. it is absolutely free. you just need to have the location open. you are set to go. >> so it's a tremendous honor to be here today. we've got a tremendous program for you. this is our annual black history month kickoff. it was started many, many years ago. dr. carter g. woodson had participated in the founding of black history month. he was involved in the group known as the oh, -- association for the study of african-american life and history. the local chapter of that group is what is now known as the african-american cultural and historical society. so it's an honor. we've been doing this for many, many years and it's great to see so many faces out here today. right now what i'd like to do is thank our partners and acknowledge them for their participateation. the san francisco public library much the california cultural arts program and we couldn't do it without the good folks in the mayor's office of neig
suggested? using the constitution? or use the money to repay money we've already borrowed? adding debt will help enslave future generations of to us the lenders. from new york, defending freedom, good night, america. captioned by closed captioning services, inc >>> welcome to afghanistan for a special edition of "special report." i'm bret baier. we have been traveling for the past two days with the u.s. military. trying to get a grasp of a progress report on the ground here. the successes, the frustrations, the planning for the way ahead. the uncertainty that lies along the way in this village, we are 30-miles from the afghan-pakistan border. still, ten years after the start of the war and it's still a hot bed along the border of taliban activity. this place has seen dramatic security change. development has come. not the case across the board in afghanistan but there have been successes in a moment, we'll show you that. you will hear the interview with general david petraeus before he heads back to washington to give a progress report to congress. jennifer griffin is traveling wi
us to our destination. have you ever wondered how elevators were -- work? we check out the need outside the elevator using current technology and we learn about the latest destination elevated technology all here in san francisco. we will also visit the machinery where all the behind- the-scenes gears control these incredible machines. we are very fortunate today to have an expert with those who is going to walk us are around elevators in san francisco. can you tell us about the history of elevators in san francisco? the measure -- >> sure. the history of elevator technology evolves with the city. first elevators were installed for moving materials in the 1860's. in the 1870's, the first passenger elevator was installed, and that allowed building heights to go up to about seven floors. starting in the 18 eighties, 1890's, the first electric elevators were installed. that allowed for buildings to go up even higher, even more than 10 floors, and those were the first elevators that became representative of what we consider modern elevators today. >> so the height of buildings is re
. an opportunity to reflect on the many, many contributions of african-americans in this city and how each of us has changed the gee graval and cultural landscape of this city. how fitting that we celebrate black history month today, which is also the same as lunar new year and also an opportunity -- opportunity to reflect on the diversity of this city and how happy we are to be in a city which is so inclussive. so without forth delay i would like to welcome you on behalf of mator's office of neighborhood services. mayor lee will be joining us later. with the invocations, we would like to invite pastor stacey kerns. >> good amp. let us pause for a moment to invite the presence of god. shall we pray together? god, our help in ages past, our hope in years to come, we invite your holy presence to bless this celebration of african-american history month. we give up thanks and praise for the legacy, the creativity, the genius and contributions of african-american people everywhere. we pray that you would strengthen this organization and strengthen all organizations that support telling the story of b
>>> thank you for joining us. a full morning for you. we have the festival coming up in may. our documentary film maker of new journalists. >>> also this morning scams and cruises. there's a new scam out there and it targets. if it sounds too good to be true, if somebody is offering to pay for your vacation you need to be careful. we have a new scam circulating right now. it could show up in your mailbox. >>> first, we want to get to new hot topics. it's kind of gross. a new london ice cream parlor is trying to bring customers in a different way. it's a flavor called baby gaga and made from breast milk. women volunteered to donate it so the ice cream shop could create the frozen concoction. each donor was given money for every ten ounces of milk. it sold out within the first hour. >> it's pure. it's natural. it's organic and free range. if it's good enough for our kids, it's good enough to use in our food. >> free range. >> health officials did pull the ice cream due to hepatitis fears and now lady gaga considering suing over the name. we always want your reaction. >> this is one
us safer. >>> whenever there's a loud noise, i've always been one of those people that run towards the noise, not away. that's one of the reasons i became a volunteer firefighter. >> reporter: scott koen vividly remembers the events of 9/11, the planes that crashed in washington, dc, pennsylvania and new york city. scott wanted to do something special to honor those caught up in the terrorist attacks. >> and so i developed a project called freedom plaza, which was to use the materials from the world trade center and make a large north american bald eagle out of it on the size and scale of the statue of liberty. >> reporter: scott designed the memorial to stand where the world trade center towers had fallen. but the city of new york was already developing other plans for the site, and scott's memorial was not destined to be part of them. then, late one night, he came up with another, even more ambitious idea. >> if we were going to use steel and aluminum in an eagle. we could use the steel in a ship. >> reporter: scott was familiar with navy ships. for years he had worked at the air
hearing, we used the information, which i thought was helpful in constructing a resolution before us today. i want to thank supervisor avalos and mar for the co- sponsors of of the resolution. i do not plan on this being another in-depth hearing as it was two weeks ago, but as we were able to will document from that particular hearing, it seemed rather hasty and inconsistent 5 rec and parks department and the part of the environment and city to move on this termination of lease on the recycle center by using the premise that the recycling center is a nonconforming use for this park -- for this part of golden gate park, and as it relates to the master plan, yet not exercise any due diligence as the city had done elsewhere in trying to help a resource like the recycling center moved to a different location. that lack of due diligence, i think, proves it was a rash decision in the way that it was processed by the wreck and park department, compared to the water recycling plant that is being proposed by the puc in golden gate park, which would also be categorically accepted as also a nonconfor
you have to get out. water. how much water do you need for 72 hours? if you use the hot water heater you have to turn off the gas. if you don't stop the gas it will light up and cause a little explosion or fire. vegetables. the back of the tank you go up and treat water with bleach. but remember, it should be a fresh pot of bleach. once you open bleach it looses the effectiveness of the bleach. one capful for a gallon of water. wait 20 minutes. wash your hands. wait a half-hour, to drink it, tastes like pool water but it kills germs. >> what kind of food do you want to keep? open the fridge don't open it too much. eat all perishable food first. you want to save emergency supplies. what emergency supply food do you want to /kaoepl. keep? energy bars. dry food. canned vegetables. can corn, can peas, you can drain that and drink the water and eat the vegetables. buy can food that you eat normally. and a can opener. first aid kit, have 3. have you a small one in the car, have a nice sized one for home and make sure you have one at work. make sure if you are a diabetic or have a heart c
go. others have not. this is an evolutionary process in us trying to make sure that we are getting the best return for our investment from all the city departments tasked and funded with work force. first source was something the city used to stand by in terms of making sure that those who contract with san francisco and public contracts are doing their best to hire locally. this is a predecessor to mandatory local hiring. it was not under oewd, but was an island in itself. the people who had run that had left the city. it was without the kind of leadership that would modernize its approach. we legislated that first source would be put under the rubric of oewd. now, most everything we have been leading toward in terms of synthesizing work force dollars, which is still in play and evolving -- first source, which was never under oewd before, and the question of how weak influence legislatively both the public and private sector on their compliance with our local hiring. that would also go under oewd. it is a full-frontal strategy try to make sure the investments we make every single
from port jurisdiction, would it make sense for us to figure out a legislative enhancement that does the same thing as public works construction but also includes some of the port for a project like america's cup? we're talking about 1000 jobs. others say more. others say less. would that be to our advantage to try to secure that agreement to make sure that those jobs go locally? >> from owd's perspective, the idea of local jobs generated out of the america's cup was high on everyone's priority list. our interest is to continue to work with the port to figure out better mechanisms. those opportunities will be generated not just by construction. there will be opportunities across the board. we want to have a system in place to match the needs of san francisco workers with the needs of an employer to try to make that linkage as strong as we can. supervisor avalos: the teeth is not in any legislation we have the requires that level of compliance on mandatory local hiring. >> that is correct. supervisor avalos: that is as it relates to any port project. in this case we're talking about a
supervisor mar: the march 7, 2011, land use meeting. joining me is supervisor cohen and supervisor wiener. our clerk is -- clerk: items will appear on the march 15 board of superi answers agenda, as otherwise stated. -- the board of supervisors and agenda, unless otherwise stated. -- the board of supervisors' agenda. supervisor mar: i also want to thank sfgtv for televising us today. could you please read item number one? clerk: an ordinance amending the zoning map. >> the board of supervisors adopted the market octavia plan on the overhead. there were many amendments that were made, and as the market octavia plan moved, somewhere in the process, the lot outlined in block continued to show up, but it should be changed. in fact, that is the only item in your ordnance today under this item. those specific ones were changed. this is the market octavia plan with the board of supervisors, what they thought they did in 2008. supervisor mar: so this is just clearing that up? >> that is correct. supervisor mar: questions, colleagues? supervisor wiener? supervisor wiener: the property owners that
. a young athlete in this country dies from cardiac arrest every nine days. doctors telling us today that that number could be even higher. so, what's causing this? what should parents know? and this question tonight, what are they doing in italy that's reduced the number of deaths there dramatically? we begin with clayton sandell in ft. collins, colorado. >> reporter: on this field yesterday, 17-year-old rugby player matthew hammerdorfer took a powerful hit to the chest and collapsed. he was air lifted to a local hospital, where he died. the coroner says the tragedy on this rugby field was caused by a condition known as sudden cardiac death. experts say it happens far too often to young athletes in the prime of their lives. it's estimated as many as 1 in 350 kids may have dangerous underlying heart conditions. >> athletes are probably at higher risk than the general population because they exercise more and ironically, though we know exercise is a healthy benefit for all of us, in some persons with an underlying heart condition, exercise can actually be the trigger for a sudden card
. >> reporter: hi, jessica. he was arrested friday. hours later, he tried to hang himself using his clothes. he's been under watchful eye ever since. today, he's prepareing to go before a judge in connecticut. >> reporter: authorities alleged this 39-year-old committed 17 rapes over 14 years. he was arrested last week after these billboards went up around the east coast. the website designed to catch him garnered 51,000 hits in one week. >> ultimately, the billboard lead to a tip that helped to crack the case. >> reporter: he's an unemployed truck driver who lives in connecticut with his son and girlfriend. the detectives followed him and got his dna from his discarded cigarette. >> this case concerned me as much as the d.c. sniper case did. >> reporter: the prosecutors say he faces -- facings up -- faces up to five life sentences. for now, the police are only releasing this sketch of thomas keeping his mug shot underraps. >> detectives in virginia say he's been cooperating. thank you. we'll have more on the first court appearance at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. >>> libyan war planes are striking hard
that addresses a range of issues such as integration, sustainability, and integration. using a distinct visual approach, each of the artist's response to the shifting needs of their communities in ways that offer unique perspectives and multiple points of entry. >> the exhibition is to bring together the voices of a new generation chicana artists, all of whom reference the works of the civil-rights movement in their works, but they are also responding to a new cultural concerns and new cultural circumstances. >> the works in the show include a large canvas depicting a woman washing the beach with her hair at the u.s./mexican border. the painting encourages the viewer to engage with the current debates over immigration and the politics of women and labor. influenced by the campaigns of the chicano civil rights movement, this oakland artist is a print maker whose work has helped and sustainability with the immigrant community as well as other current sociopolitical issues. this print-based work draws on appropriated agricultural worker manuals and high fashion labels to satirically address class
though it is better, a lot of us feel a could be stronger and more explicit. it is only about a page and a half. there are other aspects of the electric research plan that cca could be more iterative about. the key problem that we noted was that when they put together the advisory committee, there were no consultants on that committee. that is why it is not as robust as we feel it needs to be. what we respectfully ask the staff to do, after today, there will be two consultants. and i would ask lafco to have those consultants do that work. we make sure we are covering all the bases. those of you that remember the power plant battle might remember the previous 2002 electric resources plan was a problem because it promoted that power plants. staff and other officials with constantly bring up the electric resources plan as an excuse to say that we should build a power plant. that is why it is crucial that it does in due diligence to make sure that this is really robust on cca. that way we got, the hearings later that says it does not specify. we need that to happen so that we can be conf
the community, for using this money, since it is in the millions of dollars, i would like to make a controversial suggestion and see where it goes from here. according to my work experience at san francisco general hospital, it is a sad commentary that much of the time he used by city employees using city in -- computers has been underutilized. one of the things that i would like to point out, which many consider a taboo subject, is how much pornography actually flows through the city's various computers during the workday. i have a suspicion the comptroller's office has some information in regards to that, but i do not know for sure. i think it is proper to maybe do an investigation using this grant money, to see how much actual pornography flows through the city's best computer system during the workday. my main interest is not only on pornography, but also to highlight the federal law enforcement efforts on the very sensitive subject of child pornography. thank you. supervisor chu: thank you. is there anyone from the public that would like to comment on this item? seeing none,
of companies. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> troops loyal to gaddafi use heavy push -- forced to stop the rebel push across the west. the town recaptured by government troops. mr. gaddafi that a son of warns of chaos if his father fails. >> you will see its increase. you'll see millions of illegal immigrants. the terror will be next to your door. >> welcome to "gmt." a world of news and opinion. also in the program -- former french president jacques chirac goes on trial on charges he misused public funds while he was the mayor of paris. and pro-democracy activists in egypt target the institutions synonymous with repression under hosni mubarak. hello, and welcome. it is midday in london, 6:00 p.m. in delhi and washington they are waking up to news that forces loyal to colonel gaddafi pounded on opposition fighters to halt the advance toward tripoli. opposition forces have been driven out of the town of bin jawad. gaddafi has begun using heavy air and artillery. our world affairs expert and cameraman duncan stone went to bin jawad. here is their report. >> at dawn, it
at us than i can shoot back. of so we did and they just waved. [laughter] now over 1300 miles notice the road, they drove every night and i noted the ammunition. the other problem with afghanistan is called pakistan 1500 miles that extends here to miami. now understand the essence of what we are doing. we went in 2001 because the taliban supported al qaeda who had killed 3,000 americans at the world trade center's we went in to get the seven guns but what happened? in my judgment several things happened. president bush, a god bless him, had a religious belief in liberty four people and i think he confuse that with his role of president and took that and extracted it to say we should give liberty to the iraqis and afghans which is a noble idea but if you are a president sometimes you have to be hard-headed how you apply an idea into action and we were not able to do with sell when they said who will do this idea? they said if we have the united states military. so we took counterinsurgency a subject i know all lot about because i thought to it really hard for many months. but we perve
you today. thanks for inviting us in and showing us your amazing facility today. >> my pleasure. >> how long has electric works been around? >> electric works has been in san francisco since the beginning of 2007. we moved here from brisbane from our old innovation. we do printmaking, gallery shows, and we have a fabulous retail store where there are lots of fun things to find. >> we will look at all of that as we walk around. it is incredible to me how many different things you do. how is it you identify that san francisco was in need of all these different services? >> it came from stepping out of graduate school in 1972. i wrote a little thing about how this is an idea, how our world should work. it should have printmaking, archiving, a gallery. it should have a retail store. in 1972, i wanted to have art sales, point-of-sale at the grocery store. >> so you go through the manifesto. with the bay area should have. you are making art incredibly accessible in so many different ways, so that is a good segue. let's take a walk around the facilities. here we are in your gallery spa
. thanks for joining us. i'm eric thomas. >> i'm kristen sze. >> i didn't see it on the bridge, but, you know, i was driving. check with mike, see what's going on. yeah. we'll talk about the winds out there and they're gusting not quite as fast as eric was probably driving but 41 mph. pretty impressive around hayward. up to 30 around mountain view temperature sfo gusting to 36 mph. even up to the valleys, santa rosa, 23. 17 livermore. we have an isolated shower being reported up around santa rosa. otherwise it's pretty quiet this morning. you'll find some wetness on the streets, but it looks like the rain will hold off for the better part of the day. let's see how the winds are affecting the commute. >> you saw the wind advisory for the san mateo bridge. how it's gusting to 41 mph hayward. here's a live shot at the bay bridge toll plaza where traffic is very light this morning. we'll also check out the golden gate bridge for you as you make your drive out of the north bay. look out for those windy conditions as you head into san francisco but so far traffic is looking good taz -- a new
and president hu jintao. that was fantastic. while we were there, both of us did what we were supposed to do and what we could do and that is we met with every one we could about the business of our cities and in particular, i got to meet my very good friend, the commerce secretary i grew up with in seattle, washington and i applaud him for all of the money that they could possibly give us and we are already working on that and he said that china sf was one of the most integrated programs to ever -- innovative programs to come to the west coast. i got to meet the hud secretary and in the short time with all of the other mayors, we were able to talk about our building of housing at affordable housing and of the great partnership that we will have as the enrolls and has unrolled the federal homeless program at how that can match up with our program as well. we met with secretary -- and talk about job creation and discovered that we are working on linking up our community colleges and making sure that all of the students go to college but continue to get degrees so they don't drop out at the ra
is the cultural art director. tell us what moad's mission is. what does it do? >> the museum of the african diaspora showcases the history, art, and cultural richness that resulted from the dispersal of africans throughout the world. we do that through compelling and innovative exhibitions, public programs, and education programs. our goal is to celebrate and present for appreciation to our broad and diverse public the controversial energy contributions of people of african descent to world culture in all aspects in all areas, including politics, culture, economics, education, just in all aspects of cultural forms of expression. >> one of the fascinating things since 2005 when the museum was established, is that it has become clear from science that all of humanity originates in africa. how does that influence the education programs or presentation here at moad? >> obviously, being able to attenuate that, and there is a sign at the door that says, "when did you know that you were african?" our point is that we share a common dna, and it connects us on a number of different levels. this inst
for us for now. of t tv. that's all for us for now. >>> hello, cnn center, here's a look at your headlines. the united nations has appointed jordan's former foreign minister as the envoy to libya. he will head up a humanitarian assessment team. that follows a weekend of heavy fighting between rebels and pro-gadhafi forces. some of the worst battles took place in miisrata. meanwhile, unrest continues across the arab world. gun shots were heard in cairo on sunday and demonstrators were targeted by soldiers with stun guns. demonstrators know that dictator hosni mubarak is gone. >>> japan, the government is reeling from another scandal. maehara quit on sunday after revealing he received a $3,000 campaign contribution from a korean who is not a japanese citizen. and japanese law forbids such gifts. >>> jacque chirac is about to be tried on criminal charges. his trial on corruption charges dating back decades begins today. the aging chirac denies any wrong doing but could face up to ten years in prison if he's convicted. and that's a quick look at your headlines right now. i'll see you
back from this key coastal town of -- a key coastal town. the libyan forces used tanks and artillery. our world affairs editors sent this report. >> at dawn this morning, it was a media elite clear that the rebels enthusiasm and fighting spirit was fading. it has carried them 150 miles westward along the coast, beating colonel gaddafi's troops back. but other supply lines are stretched and gaddafi's troops are fighting a more friendly territory. we went with the rebels to the next town, which they attacked fiercely. but the offender's head -- the defenders had better weapons. when we went there, we found the rebels had faded away during the night. from a distance collies i checkpoint which we eventually decided was probably manned by gaddafi loyalists. it was. a couple of soldiers opened fire in our direction. >> keep your head down. >> we drove back hastily down the road to the important oil town captured by the rebels on friday night. today, far fewer of them were making a stand here. the rebels are being forced all the way back to ras lanuf. it has been quite a success for colonel
'm erica hill. good to have you with us this morning. we begin with that ongoing pain at the pump, which you have likely noticed. the unrest in the middle east has sent gas prices soaring over the past few weeks. a gallon of gasoline now averages which is 78 cents higher than it was just one year ago. cbs news business and economics correspondent rebecca jarvis joins us from a gas station here in manhattan with more on that price spike and how washington may respond to it. rebecca, good morning. >> good morning, erica. and this is a scene we're really seeing play out across gas stations throughout the country. prices back near $4 a gallon in some places. they even are paying $4 a gallon. back where prices were in 2008. and now the government is considering getting involved. unrest in the middle east has gasoline prices here soaring. in just two weeks prices at the pump have jumped 33 cents. that's the second biggest increase in that amount of time, ever. >> $65 for gas. pretty unbelievable. >> reporter: u.s. drivers are currently paying an average of $3.51 a gallon. with libya's oil fiel
afghans want us here, we are prepared to contemplate that. with us this hour, former national security adviser, steve hadley. plus, are congressional republicans enflames prejudice against american muslims? peter king has scheduled hearings this week. critics say it's a political witch hunt. >>> all roads to 2012 run through new hampshire. mitt romney took a test this weekend. we'll have the results. plus, we'll talk budget battles and the impact on education with pat quinn. good day, i'm andrea mitchell in washington. the civil war in libya is escalating as forces are launching fresh air strikes against rebels. here in washington, pressure is growing on president obama for a more aggressive military response, putting the white house and top senators at odds. >> and i think we need to do several things. one, prepare a no fly zone in conjunction with our allies, not empment it. i would only consider if gadhafi himself were using it as a means of terror, as a means of massacring large numbers of civilians. >> lots of people throw around phrases of no flow zone and talk about it
i want us to be optimistic, the forecast for lyon-martin. understand how we got here, but look for all the indicators that i think really suggest that it could have a bright future. >> i think to the board's credit, they're really started moving on this quickly. they were provided a pro bono attorney, excellent in providing guidance. in my conversations with the board, they have been absolutely wonderful. she is a physician. that is not her area of expertise, i think should be the first to say, they put the budget together. they have done two turnarounds in two health centers in california. from what i am hearing, when i did reference checking, his last assignment at the coastal alliance was very happy with his work. he really made a difference up there. i think they're taking the right steps. the other thing, as you can imagine, the board was scared, not sure where to turn, and the attorneys helped with that. supervisor mirkarimi: very good. are there any other members of the consortium that would like to present? supervisor kim: just to get some clarification and the restruct
around us, we have a workforce that is going to work. we aren't giving people the opportunity to go to work and we have the buildings, in the historical and careful fashion is done, and using $50 million of stimulus money again, i am so thankful to our congress members for helping us to get this started. as you can see, lives will literally be changed because of this project. i guarantee you, congresswoman, that we will see this through for you and for us. thank you. [applause] >> i would now like to call to the podium one of the workers and beneficiaries of the stimulus fund, mark grayson. >> thank you. my name is mark graven. i am a carbon performing here on the site. i was asked to speak here because about a year and half ago, i did not have a job and did not have many prospects. my wife and i were living up the coast at fort bragg. a lumber mill closed, construction dried up. we made a choice to move back to san francisco. i was lucky enough to be able to hire wion with cahill. thanks to projects of this, i can look forward to continued employment. i am very thankful for stimulu
to stop what it calls a disproportionate use of force against citizens. now, this follows a weekend of deadly clashes between rebels and pro-gadhafi forces. it was in misrata that some of the heaviest fighting took place. these are pictures from right after the battle there. troops loyal to moammar gadhafi stormed the city with tanks and artillery. but the opposition stood its ground. the defenders armed with anything from sticks to machine guns. the rebels claimed victory. but there were people killed on both sides. in fact, a doctor in misrata's central hospital says 42 people died on sunday, 17 from the opposition, and 25 from pro-government forces. 85 people were wounded. many in civilian clothing. the youngest was a 3-year-old killed by direct fire. >>> the capital tripoli is still in the grip of the government. on sunday, the latest of several large pro-gadhafi demonstrations was held. witnesses say police searched vehicles to try to stop anti-government protesters from taking to the streets. many of the people taking up arms against colonel gadhafi have little or no military
firmment of issues out there, and as important as these are, these issues are to us and our viewers, the american people, when you stack them up against the national debt, the national defense, the weighty issues that they're wrestling with, you know, we're not at the top of the list. and usually after an election like this we have divided government, coming up to a presidential election, pretty much anything that's going to pass on it own for its policy merits has got to happen before the august recess because the window closes. everything after that that passes either passes out of political necessity or to keep the government running. and so it'll be all politics all the time pretty much after labor day. so whether it'll happen or not remains to be seen. but when it comes to us and auctions, it -- we volunteer to help, but we're really concerned about how you talk about repackaging. as for the radio issue, we, we got really close with them. we're still at the table. we hope they come back. we think there's a community of interest, but i can't and won't abandon radio, small and la
senator mike lee will be joining us in a couple of moments. the federal government charges 18 cents a gallon in tax at the pump. nothing to do with getting the oil to you. should we pay that and should the government reduce that tax when oil is spiking 33% in two weeks? >> most of the push i hear, people all wanting to raise the tax we're lucky if we keep the tax where it is, probably what we need to do is have a government friendly to business. we all need electricity. we all need gasoline for our cars. but we have a government right now that i think is the most antibusiness government or administration that we've had in my lifetime >> yet, the president appoints someone like bill daley, the brother of the soon to be exgovernor of chicago and former senior vice president, jp morgan chase to put on the front of being in favor of business. the president went along with keeping the bush era tax rates where they were in the lame duck era of congress. claiming that he is in favor of this. his words don't always match up with what he is doing. >> he claims he wants to do something about
hill on the holmenkollen opened in 1892. the ski jump has been rebuilt 18 times. this is what it used to look like. ♪ the headquarters of julien de smedt are in copenhagen. there are also offices in oslo and brussels. this is where the new ski jump was designed. it was a considerable challenge for the young team. it was a foray into traditional and high-tech territory. >> you needed a certain width. you also needed to have protection from the wind all along the course. the same goes for appear. you need a strong protection from the wind. you have a separation occurs along the facades. the separation of requires a type of filtering so you do not create extra turbulence in the space. you fell to the wind -- you filter the wind and slow it down. >> he is not the only one to design and ski jumps recently. someone is planning to design an artificial slope in copenhagen. in oslo, visitors can travel to the very tip in a diagonal lift. ♪ from there, they have a view over the whole city and the sea. it is peaceful affair compared to the activity of the bottom. preparations for the nordic
system, it is difficult for us to get a complete picture, so i appreciate you helping us endeavor to that point as much as the conversation has, i think, evolves. thank you. >> i appreciate that. when i put this working group together, i will be including nlcj in networking group, so you will be hearing from me. >> good morning. i'm from the mayor's office. i'm here mostly to listen because, as you are aware, we have someone starting with us next week, and he will be in this chair moving forward, so he can speak with some knowledge, which i do not have on the issues, but i do appreciate your focusing on solving these issues, and i will commit mr. henderson, since he is not here, to argue otherwise to working collaborative we on this issue. supervisor mirkarimi: the good news is he is really no stranger to any of this. he has been before public safety and the board of supervisors many times, so this conversation is not unfamiliar to mr. henderson at all. being a longtime member of the district attorney's office, someone i used to work with for a number of years, staff i think is a
cohen to join us shortly. madam clerk, please read the first item. >> item 1, hearing to receive a report from the san francisco police department and/or a mayor's office of criminal justice regarding public safety conditions, including citywide crime levels and trends both city-wide and by police district station and/or neighborhood. supervisor mirkarimi: all right. very good. as we expect to do on a monthly basis, hear from the police department capt. good morning. giving us updates on public safety trends, predictions, and progress. so, please. >> good morning, supervisors. i have in front of me the city wide profile issued on a weekly basis. but what we do it is take a four-week extraction period. city-wide, homicides have stayed a step with the same period -- homicides have stayed exactly the same. rapes went from 5 to 11. robberies are down 17%. aggravated assaults are down 14%. on our subject of rapes, however, i would like to point out that year to date, we are down 36%. from 25 last year to 16 this year. our property crime, burglary was down 21% from 355 to 280 and down
, are surging toward $4 per gallon. in response, u.s. officials are considering tapping into oil reserves. >> the issue of the reserves is one we are considering. it has been done in very rare occasions. >> most of us have been unable to ignore the surge in gas prices. the current national average for a gallon of gas is $3.50 per gallon. that is up 33 cents in just the past month. it is up 75 cents from a year ago. we heard william daley talk about the strategic oil reserve. can this be a substitute to? >> there are 327 million barrels, approximately that is good for what they say will be a couple of months of energy consumption for the united states. but i do not know if this will actually be a move they will make. it is a very rare thing that they do. it happens when different gulfcoast states are hit by hurricanes or when we were involved in kuwait in 1991 and 1992. the administration would be making a huge statement if they move to do it appeared >> it is a last resort for us. but the gas prices continued to rise and the obama administration is looking for other ways to respond. what
. >> reporter: police in new haven, connecticut, say u.s. marshalls arrested the suspected east coast rapist on the city street in the middle of friday afternoon without incident. back in december of 2009, investigators from four different states concluded through dna evidence that one suspect had been raping and attacking women since 1997. new haven police identified the suspect as 39-year-old aaron thomas. >> he was charged with sexual assault in the first-degree, burglary in the first-degree and risk of injury to a minor, with a $1 million cash bond. he was also charged as a fugitive for justice in the prince william county case with charges of two counts of rape, abduction and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in the first-degree. >> reporter: the prince william county case is the most recent attacks. on halloween 2009 three teenage girls trick or treated in this dale city neighbor and were accosted by a man with a gun and marched into nearby woods. two were raped. recently police established a website and billboards to spark leads. it workedch a tipster called and thomas wa
. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, thanks for joining us, i'm joel brown in for betty nguyen. we begin with the dramatic spike in oil and gas prices. the obama administration is considering tapping into the country's emergency oil reserves to ease prices, and consumer nerves. spurred by unrest in the middle east, oil prices rose nearly 2% to above $106 a barrel this morning in asia. and the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gas hit $3.51. up nearly 33 cents in the past two weeks. the second largest two-week rise ever. susan mcginnis is in washington with details. susan, good morning. >> hey, good morning, joel. yeah, washington is watching higher oil prices, and considering u.s. dependence on foreign oil, it's now looking at a much closer alternative. the white house is considering tapping the nation's oil reserves to try to put a cap on runaway oil prices. >> all matters have to be on the table when you go through -- when you see the difficulty coming out of the economic crisis we're in, and the fragility of it. >> reporter: the strategic petroleum reserves, the u.
here tomorrow. jenna: hi everybody, we're so glad you're joining us on this monday morning, i'm jenna lee. gregg: i'm grey jarrett in for jon scott, glad you're with us. right now the showdown sparking fears of a government shutdown. at issue, the proposed spending cuts to trimle ballooning federal decifit. the gop says it's a necessary evil but the democrats, they're saying these cuts go way too far. >> if you believe that you're going to balance the budget by cutting just 12 percent of the budget town to balance, it is literally, figuratively impossible. jenna: the gop making it clear the u.s. cannot keep wracking up debt and some saying something, if anything, needs to be stkpwhraoupb unfortunately we know republicans control one of one levers of law making, the democrats have the senate, the democrats have the white house, nobody wants to shut down the government, but one thing is nonnegotiable, as our speaker said, we will not that -- will not pass bills that to not create savings for the american people. skpwr*epb jen carl kan iron is live on this story. it seems this different
, the obama administration is looking into dipping into emergency oil reserves. >> kate amara and joins us from washington with more details. >> the price of gas jumped 33 cents in the last two weeks. the second biggest price spike on record. >> it is getting pretty expensive. >> gas is averaging $3.51 a gallon. the escalating conflict in libya it is driving the trend. >> it has caused this tremendous increase in the last number of weeks. >> bill daley says tapping into the petroleum reserve is one option. >> the issue of the reserves is one we are considering. it is something that has been done and very rare occasions. >> republicans say there are better solutions. >> we need to find more of our own energy. we should explore offshore and for natural gas and to explore in alaska's. >> rising gas prices could slow the recovery. >> it is another headwind again stronger economic growth. >> that was kate amara reporting. a bill is under review that would allow dog lovers to bring their pets out to be with them if their restaurant has outdoor seating. pets are banned at all restaurants. states
conference. good morning, melissa. tell us what investigators are saying about this major arrest this morning. >> reporter: investigators inside here say they are absolutely nothing short of thrilled this afternoon. years of work and now a huge sigh of relief for all of these police officials who worked so hard over the years. they now say aaron thomas is, indeed, the east coast rapist. >> good morning. what a pleasure and a privilege to be standing up here. >> reporter: police received thousands of tips after putting up billboards with a sketch of the suspect in seven states last week. police say those tips along with an internal computer system helped investigators share case information led to his arrest. thomas, of course, was arrested in new haven, connecticut, friday after police linked his dna to more than a dozen rapes and sexual assaults over the years. now, they followed thomas, pulled his dna off of a cigarette butt he threw away, and just one day later say they matched that dna to those assaults. as you might remember, over the years, many of the attacks happened in the washington
use caution as you cross the span, high wind advisory signs expected. right now that is a first look at your morning commute. >>> thank you very much. it is 4:31 a.m. we don't have to tell you drivers, prices at the pump are skyrockets how much they are rising is stunning. let's take a look at bay area prices the average for a gallon of regular gas is $3.93 that is up 15¢ from a week ago and in san jose and oakland the average is $3.90 an increase from 16¢ from last sunday according to gas body.com. >>> driver -- gas buddy.com. >>> drivers across the country are experiencing the second biggest gas spike in history. >>> the gas is just out of control no matter what. no matter how much money you have or don't the price is out of control. >> reporter: 33¢ a gallon increase in price of gas is one to have biggest two week jumps on record. the average price is now 3.5 $1 but that looks like a bargain to californians, paying much more, $3.93. >> i am putting 91 in, yeah, $4.14. >> reporter: should the government step in? >> we have to make some kind of move. whatever move we can make in
. in general homeowners tend to be more conservative. because i think their properties taxes are being used for the bond issues and things that get passed. >> one of things i love about the neighborhood, as much as it changes the feel of ocean avenue and the general atmosphere is the çsame. you have the same library and park. >> (inaudible) a little old fashion but it combines the best of little old fashion neighborhood that with indion and wine $-bar and 3 irish pubs and just a great number of mom and pop stores. >> when we have friends from out of town or across from town, we walk up the street for dinner. what we have is the best. those who have been here many years and love the city. >> the thing i like the most is the low impact housing. it's, it has a more open feel to it. and there are kids playing the street. >> i like the trees and wide open spaces i have in backyard. and i like the big circle here in (inaudible). >> there is a lot of pride of the family dwellings and maintained. i have lived in 5 neighborhoods in san francisco and in west (inaudible) i have never seen the
are developing a database that will allow us to find the right match when someone needs help. we use on-line tools to help communicate with them and track them so that a minimum of staff hours are used. we see nothing less than the creation of community 21st century style. we call our neighbors neighbors, not volunteers. we aim to growth in our communities and help out. being connected to those around us is simply and not so simply a taken for granted part of life. >> thank you. >> good morning. i am dr. amy it there, an emeritus professor and former chair of the department of counseling at san francisco state university. one of my accomplishments during my tenure in the department was creating and implementing a specialization n gentle on the counseling in partnership with the master's program in gerontology more than 15 years ago. i am a friend, if you will, of the next program, as i am a resident of maryland law park. i am here to do a test to the dedication, talent, and the plain hard work of these board members who wish to provide a vehicle for services and support to their neighbo
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